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There may not be a perfect time to start a new business, but parents seem more inclined to take the plunge than their nonparent colleagues. According to our recent survey, 45 percent of respondents with children indicated they would consider leaving their jobs to start a business, compared with 31 percent of workers without kids.

More parents than nonparents are starting their own businesses or are planning to do so.
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To read the article, see “Married to the job no more: Craving flexibility, parents are quitting to get it,” December 3, 2021.